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Re: port forward with the ipmasq package and Iptables

> > I telnet to the computer's internet IP address on port 515.  If my
> > connection is refused the forward is not in place.  Most or all of the
> > time I have rules relating to the forward my connection will time out.
> Ok, and you are doing this from an internal machine?

I was testing from an external machine.

> [Reads further down]

I know, I know, I should have posted "[ I solved it! read below ]" at
the top of the mail to which you are replying.

> > I figured it out!  The printer's response is leaving by a different
> > internet IP address.
> Ok, looks like you sorted it out? :)

The network setup was rather complicated, the printer already had a
default gateway of a different NAT box, so its return packets were going
out with a different internet IP address.  So my port forwarding had
probably worked all along!  Yeesh :o.

Tom Goulet				mail: uid0@em.ca
UID0 Unix Consulting			web:  em.ca/uid0/

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